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Bond and override on November 6 ballot

On June 26, the Governing Board approved resolutions to place a $300 million special bond election and a special 15-percent maintenance and operations budget override election on the Nov. 6 ballot. Review the presentation to the board.

Read the Notice of Election | Lea el Aviso de Elección

Governing Board candidates

The public will vote on two seats on the Mesa Public Schools Governing Board this fall. Election day is Nov. 6. Read more about the candidates in Mesa Agenda, the district's employee newsletter.

  • Marcie Hutchinson
  • Rhonda Levenda
  • Jenny Richardson
  • Ben Smith

Budget and finances

The district budget and current financial reports can be found on the financial services webpage. A complete audit history is maintained on the audit services webpage.

2018-19 employee compensation

Employee compensation is a top priority for the Governing Board. On May 22, the board approved the 2018-19 employee compensation plan, which provided significant increases for every employee group. The cost of the plan will be reflected in the 2018-19 M&O budget when it is approved in early July. Details about the plan and how employees would be impacted were shared districtwide on May 23.

How does school funding work?

Find facts and information about school funding in Arizona, and how it affects Mesa Public Schools.

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School Finance Manual

Arizona Association of School Business Officials

Funding Pre-K-12 Education

Arizona Town Hall
Full report

Funding Pre-K-12 Education


Arizona School Finance

Arizona Tax Research Association